Anthony "Bud" Brimmer

August 5, 1937August 9, 2018

Anthony "Bud" Brimmer, 81, passed away in Franklin, NC, August 9, 2018.

He bravely fought cancer for the past 13 years. He was born in Muskegon, Michigan, August 5, 1937.

Bud is survived by his wife Arthea, of 58 years; sons, Mark (Barb)

Fessenden and Kurt (Sharon) Brimmer; daughter, Marci (Stan) Lindsey; grandchildren, Tami, Austin, Jason, Kristie,

Amanda, and KJ; great-grandson, Emerson; brother Ray; and sisters, Virginia and Sharon.

He was preceded in death by grandson, Justin Lindsey, sister Eleanor, and brother Mel.

He graduated from Hart High School and Michigan State with a Floriculture Degree.

He was owner of Gene's 5th Ave Florist in Naples, since 1974.

A Service in Witness of the Resurrection and Celebration of Bud’s life was held at Rabun Gap Presbyterian Church in Rabun Gap, GA on August 18, 2018.

A Celebration of Life will take place on Sunday, November 11th, 2018 at 4:00pm at Hodges Funeral Home at Naples Memorial Gardens (525 111th Ave. N. Naples, FL 34108).

Memorial Contributions may be made to The American Cancer Society.


Anthony "Bud" Brimmer

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Donna Wacker Maycroft Schipperdmschipper

November 20, 2018

Hi Arthea , I hope you are doing okay! I'm so sorry about your husband! I two lost my Don, in 1989! He was the light of my life! Didn't think I could live with out him! But then God blessed me with the second most wonderful man! 26 years already! I planned on writing to you right away, but something always had to be done first! Anyway, I'm sorry this took so long to write. I keep thinking back when we little, remembering! God will help you through this! Hope you are healthy! I'm good, just have that Arthritis stuff! Love, Donna